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Dovima in Balenciaga by Richard Avedon

Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba (1927-1990), known as Dovima, was an american model during the 1950s.

She worked closely with Richard Avedon, whose photograph “Dovima with the Elephants”, taken at the Cirque d’hiver, Paris, in 1955, has become famous.

Richard Avedon (1923-2004) was an American photographer.
He worked especially for Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Life.